Director Peyton Reed has signed on for Ant-Man 3, says a Friday report by The Hollywood Reporter. Reed also directed the first two films about the almost microscopic superhero: 2015's Ant-Man and 2018's Ant-Man and the Wasp.
The third installment of the Ant-Man series will reportedly see the return of Paul Rudd playing Scott Lang, the bumbling-criminal-turned-superhero. There's no confirmation that The Wasp, aka Hope Van Dyne, played by Evangeline Lilly, will return yet. The last time the pair appeared in a film together was in Avengers: Endgame.
Plot details and the release date remain a mystery. Shooting is reportedly scheduled to begin at the end of 2020 or the beginning of 2021, with a potential 2022 release. We do know that there are three unnamed Marvel movies slated to release in 2022.
For the MCU in 2020, we'll be gettingon April 3, on May 1 and on Nov. 6. In 2021, on Feb. 12, on May 7 and on Nov. 5.
For the upcoming streaming service, MCU content will also include:
- The Falcon and Winter Soldier in fall 2020
- WandaVision in spring 2021
- Loki in spring 2021
- Marvel's What If...? in summer 2021
- Hawkeye in fall 2021
CNET reached out to Marvel and Reed's representatives for comment and we'll update when we hear back.
First published at 2:22 p.m. PT on Nov. 1.
Updated at 5:01 p.m. PT: Adds more info.